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Peterson University Flake - Pipe Tobacco Review

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  1. python

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    Here is a review of this blend done by Kevin:

    Peterson University Flake - Pipe Tobacco Review

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    Posted 9 years ago #
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    That one is still a good one. Nice flavor and no bite.

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    Posted 9 years ago #
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    UF has become a staple here at my home.

    I've always been crazy but it's kept me from going insane.
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    I have a few tins in my cellar and I really want to smoke some. I have never tried it, but I already have so many blends open and/or in ziplock bags that I want to get some of that down before I open any more tins.

    Sometimes pipe smoking can be so stressful, lol.

    Posted 9 years ago #
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    I like Peterson University Flake a lot. I have a tin that is about 75% gone.

    I know what you mean Bob. I already have so many open tins that I am trying to finish some before I open more.

    Posted 9 years ago #
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    I've smoked a few flakes of this but I'm struggling to get what it's trying to do. I'm nowhere near finishing the tin though so this isn't a final comment! Its just that, so far, I can't get my head around the topping ... !

    Posted 9 years ago #
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    Wondering if anyone else has had the same problem that I have experienced with University Flake...

    I'm over half way through my tin, which was purchased in early 2012, and not sure of the date. For some reason, I seem to be experiencing an off putting bitterness that has stayed throughout the smoke on nearly all of my samplings of UF. In fairness, the very last time I smoked it, it was a little less evident than it has been, but still there nonetheless.

    Has anyone else ever experienced this??

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    UF has been one of my favs/regulars and I have been lucky enough to go through sleeves of tins of this blend

    I never have experienced a bitterness in the smoke; have you tried smoke'in her in a cob, clay or meer to eliminate perhaps sour briar? I know that Burley can at times give off a bitterness to it, which I have experienced in other blends/towards the end of the bowl

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I never noticed a bitterness. UF is my daily smoke. I don't think it has lost too much nic strength - it is just right.

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    Bob, I understand about not opening up a new tin because of so many bags, I too have a tin of UF, but it's not opened for the simple fact I have about 20-30 bag and jars I need to smoke first!!!

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I mix my University Flake with Ennerdale and then add a few pinches of Brown Boogie (broken up). Tastes great and a wonderful morning smoke for me.

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    Nice review, but for me however, UF is one of my least favorites. Some flavor in there I really dont like.

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    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I guess this has to go on my TAD list.."

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I normally don't care for aromatics but this one isn't overwhelming. I like smoking it
    outside in a cob.

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    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I just finished a bowl of this stuff and man, is it powerful. I smoke cigars so I thought I would barely feel it as no pipe tobacco so far has hit really hard. I was wrong. It is tasty and complex but man does it pack a punch. It also smokes very slowly as a small pipe lasted me over an hour and fifteen minutes. Great stuff but not for a nic noob.

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    Posted 6 years ago #
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    @captainsousie: glad you liked it. I keep a couple tins on hand for special occasions. Not an everyday smoke for me due to Vit N. Next, you should try its' cousin, Irish Flake

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    Sounds good, I'll look it up. Thanks for sending me this tobacco, it's quite the experience.

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I feel so much better now. I have gone through a tin of this already and loved it.

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    UF = great stuff. I have more than a few tins of this in the cellar. My take, though, is that it's not really an aromatic per se; smokes like a virginia flake but it does have a topping that does enhance the blend. I actually like it better than Irish Flake, which is also a terrific smoke.

    Posted 6 years ago #
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    I had a aged tin, about 2 years, finally cracked it open and smoked a stick...did nothing for me, traded the tin...It was a big letdown after all the positive reviews I kept reading I was expecting something wonderful...

    I did keep a few sticks to revisit it, but I don't think my stance will change...

    Posted 6 years ago #

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